Chris Froome on Cycling Through the Chunnel


Check out this very cool video. Watch Chris Froome become the first man to cycle through the chnnel.  The Chunnel is 31.4 miles long, linking Kent in the United Kingdom with Coquelles, Pas-de-Calais, France. Construction of the Chunnel began in 1988 with workers constructing the Chunnel from either side. On … Continue reading

Bosnian War
Richard Holbrooke On The Dayton Peace Agreement

Richard Holbrooke On The Dayton Peace Agreement

On November 21, 1995, the Dayton Peace Agreement was initialed, bringing to an end three and a half years of war in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Richard Holbrooke, then the Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, helped to broker the agreement. In this video from the day the … Continue reading

Kazuo Ishiguro
Kazuo Ishiguro On His Writing Process


Kazuo Ishiguro is a Japanese-born British novelist and Man Booker Prize winner. In this video, Ishiguro discusses his writing process. Of being a writer, he says: “What happens when you write a novel is that you discover what things you were only superficially interested in, and what things you are … Continue reading

Jesse Martin Circumnavigates The World Non-Stop

Jesse Martin Circumnavigates The World Non-Stop

On October 31, 1999, Australian Jesse Martin arrived in Melbourne, Australia, making him the youngest person to ever circumnavigate the globe solo, non-stop and unassisted. In this interview, which features video Martin himself took during his 328 day journey, Martin discusses the trials and tribulations of solo circumnavigation. Of having … Continue reading

Hurricane Mitch
The Devastation of Hurricane Mitch

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Hurricane Mitch, the second deadliest Atlantic hurricane in history, made landfall in Honduras on October 29, 1998. By the time it had made its way through Honduras, Nicaragua and Guatemala, over 11,000 were dead with a further 11,000 missing and 2.7 million left homeless. In this video, Carmen Pong, a … Continue reading

Rwandan Genocide
Paul Kagame Speaks On Anniversary of Rwandan Genocide


Paul Kagame was the leader of the rebel group that ended the Rwandan Genocide in 1994. He then served as both Vice President and Minister of Defense of Rwanda from 1994 to 2000. In 2000, Kagame became President of Rwanda, a position he still holds today. On April 14, 2014, … Continue reading

Desmond Tutu’s Key Role in the Truth & Reconciliation Commission

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Colleagues such as Mary Burton of Archbishop Desmond Tutu discuss how he got involved with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) assembled in South Africa after the end of apartheid. The TRC reviewed thousands of statements from witnesses and victims of human rights violations during the apartheid as a method … Continue reading

TV Show Friends
Lisa Kudrow on Auditioning for ‘Friends’

Lisa Kudrow on Auditioning for ‘Friends’

Actress Lisa Kudrow details how she got the role of “Phoebe” on the popular television series, “Friends” and how she did multiple auditions during the pilot season–not expecting to get the part. She remembers getting called back a few times despite being unsure if she was right for the part … Continue reading